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Design Trends Presentation Focuses Largely on Sustainability

March 2, 2021

John Peterson, director of sustainable design and building innovation for MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects delivered a presentation, "Inspired Design Trends for Commercial and Residential Construction," at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Annual Conference last week.

Canadian Premium Sand Plans Float Glass Facility in Manitoba

March 2, 2021

Officials from Canadian Premium Sand Inc., or CPS, announced a shift in the company’s business strategy to focus on developing its Wanipigow, Manitoba, silica sand deposit into a sustainable float glass manufacturing and coating facility.

AGNORA Provides Custom Fabrication for Brand New Office Space

March 1, 2021

The new and modern office building, One Young Street, located in Kitchener Ontario Canada, features 16,000-square-feet of custom insulating glass units, fabricated by AGNORA, with 8,050 square feet featuring custom printing by Dip-Tech.

Quanex Adds Screens Facility in Allentown, PA

March 1, 2021

Quanex Building Products recently announced the addition of a 60,000-square-foot screens facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

UL Seminar Explains CSA Standard for High Exposure Fenestration Installation

March 1, 2021

Robert Jutras, principal engineer at UL led a sponsored session called "The New Canadian High Exposure Fenestration Installation Standard CSA A440.6:20, Explained" during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Annual Conference.

Guardian Glass DeWitt Plant Earns EPA’s Energy Star Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

March 1, 2021

The Guardian Glass float glass plant in DeWitt, Iowa earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification, which signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Saint-Gobain to Shift Executive Leadership

March 1, 2021

Pierre-André de Chalendar, chairman and chief executive officer of Saint-Gobain, will be stepping down from his role as CEO, and will be replaced by Benoit Bazin, currently chief operateing officer, according to a statement included in the company’s latest earnings report.

ABI January 2021: Though Billings Continue Decline, Design Firms Report Optimism

March 1, 2021

After experiencing more disappointing business conditions in December, fewer architecture firms reported declining firm billings in January, according to the American Institute of Architects.

Faro Introduces Two New Global Sustainability Goals

March 1, 2021

Faro Technologies Inc. introduced two new strategic goals in support of its Environment, Social & Governance efforts.

Quality Metalcrafts Changes Name to Americlad

March 1, 2021

Rogers, Minnesota-based Quality Metalcrafts, LLC/Americlad announces the change of the corporate name to Americlad.